Jared Allen Snubs the Seattle Seahawks, Signs With Bears

Jared Allen

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott recaps Jared Allen’s decision to sign with the Chicago Bears and why the 12th Man shouldn’t be discouraged. Not only should fans want someone who wants to be in the Northwest, but his salary would have likely endangered the deals the Hawks need to get in front of Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Russell Wilson.

2014 Seahawks free agency update – Version 1.0

Schilling

NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us a comprehensive look at the moves made by the Hawks during the 2014 NFL offseason. In free agency, the team added players such as Taylor Price, Stephen Schilling, Mike Taylor and Terrence Parks. The team also re-signed Steven Hauschka, Tony McDaniel and Michael Bennett while losing guys like Golden Tate and Walter Thurmond.

Winning Has Two Prices: Increased Salaries & Free Agent Departures

There's been zero talk about Tate getting a contract extension so far.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.

Seattle Seahawks sign Michael Bennett to 4-year deal

Michael Bennett

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth recaps Michael Bennett’s recent contract extension during the 2014 NFL offseason. After a strong Super Bowl run that resulted in a beatdown of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, it only made sense to bring back someone on the line who had such a strong impact.

What is the deepest squad on the Seahawks roster?

Irvin will miss the first four games next year (Richard Lipski/AP)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the Hawks’ roster and breaks down the deepest position. Bobby Wagner, Bruce Irvin, Malcolm Smith and KJ Wright are all featured, as well as predictions for the 2014 NFL season.

Some more potential Seahawks cap casualties

Eli Manning saw a lot of Red Bryant and the ground on Sunday (Kenny Via/The News Tribune)

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on the recent releases of Sidney Rice and Red Bryant, and muses on which Seattle Seahawks could be next. Oh, the cruelty of the salary cap. James Carpenter, Chris Clemons, and Zach Miller are probably next up for John Schneider and Pete Carroll. Miller is one of the best blocking tight ends in the NFL…right?

The Balancing Act as Super Bowl Champions

PCJS

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke previews some of the many tough decisions ahead for the Seattle Seahawks, and preaches balance in this piece. The future of Seattle’s free agents are looked at in depth. With the Zach Miller quandary, Pete Carroll finds himself in another ideological catch-22. Golden Tate, Michael Bennett and Breno Giacomini highlight the list of Seahawks set to hit unrestricted free agency.

For a Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl repeat we need…

JohnandPete

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with a list of things he thinks are important for the Seahawks to accomplish if they want to repeat as Super Bowl champions next year. First and foremost Clinton thinks Pete Carroll needs to keep up with his fun nature and winning attitude in Seattle. Re-signing key free agents is a must, as well as trimming some payroll and restructuring some contracts in order to do so. The Seahawks are in good shape, and with a few little tweeks, this team could be the next New England Patriots.

Super Bowl Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Broncos vs. Seahawks

Peyton Manning

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a Super Bowl matchup against the Denver Broncos. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Peyton Manning. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!

The Superbowl XXVIII X factor — The NASCAR Package

Cliff Avril

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the X-Factor for the Super Bowl. The Hawks are set to taken on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, and the Legion of Boom needs to be ready using the Nascar package. This set utilizes Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Chris Clemons along with Clinton McDonald.

The Seahawks will lose the NFC Championship, unless they win…

Russell WIlson, Colin Kaepernick

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the keys to victory for the Hawks against the San Francisco 49ers in the FC Championship game of the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Colin Kaepernick is the x-factor, as the 12th man, Russell Wilson and Marhsawn Lynch should all be expected to perform adequately.

Stats Don’t Lie; Seahawks to play for NFC Championship

Lynchbeast

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Saturday’s divisional round match against the New Orleans Saints to see which Seahawks stood out the most. Marshawn Lynch, Kam Chancellor and Michael Bennett all had great games for the 12th man. Individual achievements aside, this defense as a whole can take a lot of pride in their performance Saturday.

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